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About LAFA

LAFA is the product design studio & material research lab of LaFabrica Craft Pvt Ltd. 

As founders of a biodegradable packaging design & distribution startup, we are constantly reminded of the importance of quality made goods.

The LAFA design studio provides a window into our team’s individual explorations of material & design wherein we create everyday objects & art. From hand bound books, biodegradable masks and reinforced paper bags to playful paper planes & much more.

Get to know the LAFA team, their materials of choice & portfolios of work below...

Sachin is an Architect & Designer by education, a Functional Fold Explorer by profession and an Eco-Design Enthusiast by nature. As Founder of LaFabrica Craft Pvt Ltd, Sach has spent the past 3 years experimenting with paper, bio-polymers and other biodegradable materials in hopes of identifying solutions to everyday plastic packaging waste. 


Previously working with Coppernicus E-Bikes as a designer in Mangalore, Sach later moved to Goa for a position as a furniture designer. However, faced with the consistent void of intervention within the packaging space regardless of industry, the decision to tackle the issue head on became his focus moving forward.


Between custom packaging design consultations and the day to day operations of leading a startup, Sach is also an avid artist who’s personal practice of sketching has become a means of self analysis and external processing. Using a simple black ink pen and A6 notepad, he has compiled well over 300 sketches, elements of which you will often find dotted across an array of our LAFA products.

Sachin Gangadharan

LAFA's paper & packaging architect